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Ed Condran

Ed Condran

Current Position: Features writer

Ed Condran joined The Spokesman-Review in September as a freelancer and became a full-time Features reporter in March. The veteran journalist, who has written for Playboy, Parents, Rolling Stone, Maxim, Details, the Washington Post and the Dallas Morning News, will cover music, comedy, travel, parenting and more. The Temple University alum crafted jokes for Bette Midler's "Kiss My Brass" tour, and Burt Reynolds, George Carlin and Chris Cornell were some of his favorite interviews. Condran is a long-suffering Minnesota Vikings fan.

Most Recent Stories

News >  Features

Dad Daze: Lending a helping hand to families in need

UPDATED: Sun., May 15, 2022

A longtime former colleague recently called me while crying. Fortunately, it was tears of joy emanating from the former features reporter. After struggling to make ends meet after losing her job at the start of the pandemic, she is now working in education. For months, the plucky single mother was struggling. 
A&E >  Entertainment

A Day to Remember to kick off The Podium’s new music venue on Oct. 14

UPDATED: Fri., May 13, 2022

It's apt that A Day to Remember will christen The Podium, the next Spokane concert venue, on Oct. 14. There's no doubt the concert will be a day to remember as The Podium fills a void in local entertainment since it's a 4,200-capacity venue with a maximum of 2,200 flexing floor capacity and 2,000 seats in the grandstand.

A&E >  Entertainment

Towering comic Brian Posehn headlines Spokane Comedy Club

UPDATED: Thu., May 12, 2022

Brian Posehn pulls no punches when it comes to himself. The towering comic, who is 6-foot-7, typically beats himself up. Posehn, 55, who will perform Friday and Saturday at Spokane Comedy Club, assails himself by pointing out how unattractive the balding, bearded and bespectacled entertainer is.
A&E >  Entertainment

Face-off: Comparing Paul McCartney’s concerts in Spokane and Seattle

UPDATED: Sun., May 8, 2022

SEATTLE – After delivering a spirited version of "Get Back" on Tuesday night at Climate Pledge Arena, Paul McCartney shimmied backward like a man much younger than his 79 years. Perhaps it's a response to the writer from Spin who described McCartney as "frail" after witnessing the Got Back tour opener at Spokane Arena.

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